Sierra Club: The Planet--1996
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The Planet
December 1996, volume 3, number 10

In This Issue

  • 1996 Election and the Environment

    FollowUp: Updates on Sierra Club Campaigns

    • Pensacola Citizens Gain Safer Ground - Pensacola, Fla. citizens win EPA approval to be moved from their neighborhood that has been contaminated by two contaminated superfund sites;
    • Quiet in the Canyon - write to Pres. Clinton and tell him to support permanent limits of sightseeing flights over the Grand Canyon;
    • Dolphin Death Bill Defunct for Now - A bill introduced in the 104th Congress to allow purse net fishing for tuna that results in dolphin deaths was killed, but will probably come back in the 105th Congress;
    • Club Exploits All Options to Save Ancient Groves - Update on Headwaters in California;
    • New Parks Win Approval, Tongass Gains Reprieve - Congress passes omnibus parks bill and does not extend a exclusive contract on Alaskan Tongass timber.

  • Alerts
    • Funding delays may hurt international family planning programs,
    • EPA Combustion Strategy to regulate cement, and
    • light aggregate kilns is going up in smoke and Manitoba parks battle between preservation and profits.

  • Club Beat
    • Hawaii chapter volunteers open up the beach,
    • Cleveland Heights educate others on successfully banning use of dangerous pesticides,
    • get your copy of the Sierra Club on TV,
    • improving walking, biking and access in New Jersey, information on postal rates and reminders for chapter and group elections, and
    • 30 years ago. . .

  • Women in the Material World: A Planetary Gift Idea. Now available from Sierra Club Books.

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